Foods That Start With E

Foods That Start With E

Here we are going to show you various meals beginning with the letter E. This article is for you if you want to learn about food from other regions of the world, or simply amaze your friends with your broad food knowledge. Here are some delicious foods that start with E!


Edamame means young soybeans which can be eaten directly from the pods. Many people consider edamame to be a healthy snack since they are high in protein and also can keep the body full for longer without consuming too many calories. In the supermarket, edamame pack in little containers portioned being the great snack size to take during the day anyone needs an extra boost of protein.

Edible Flowers

Edible flowers are cultivated in your garden or foraged in the wild. Honeysuckle, rose, cornflower, hibiscus, nasturtium, and dahlia are all edible flowers. Depending on what type of bloom, edible flowers have a variety of tastes and applications. Nasturtium is a famous flower because of its watercress-like flavor, which makes it an excellent salad component. 


Vegan eggnog in two glasses on a white background


Eggnog is a famous beverage served during the holiday season. It is a rich and creamy drink made with milk or cream, alcoholic spirits, sugar, raw eggs, and spices like nutmeg and vanilla. The night before Christmas, most households enjoy warm eggnog, most have their specific recipes for the drink.

Also, try Vegan Eggnog!


Aubergines are another name for eggplants. They are a dark purple veggie that can be boiled and served in an Italian pasta dish, or sliced, crumbed, and deep-fried in so many different recipes. The flesh of eggplant is frequently off-white in hue, despite its purple exterior. 

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Best Eggplant Recipes

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Eggplant Parmesan

Also known as parmigiana di melanzane, eggplant parmesan is an Italian dish. The meal is made with sliced eggplants that have been shallow or deep-fried, then topped with cheese and tomato sauce in a casserole. It’s a rich, flavorful dish that’s also vegetarian, so it’ll fit into a variety of diets.

Vegan Eggplant Parmesan

Egg Rolls

Chinese egg rolls are a popular dish. It’s a savory, deep-fried cylinder rolls generally filled with pork, shredded cabbage, and other ingredients. The egg roll’s outer, or wrapping, is a dense wheat flour wrap that is deep-fried in hot oil to make it deliciously crunchy. You can also fill them with vegetables, tofu, and glass noodles for a delicious vegan version. Vegetarian options are also commercially available.

Elbow Macaroni

Used to make a variety of delicious pasta recipes, they’re a fantastic choice for a quick and easy lunch. And don’t forget about everyone’s favorite dish, macaroni and cheese, which is a common quick dinner in many households.

Vegan Baked Mac and Cheese

Vegan Macaroni Salad

Instant Pot Vegan Chili Mac

Elephant Ears

Elephant ears bread is a deep-fried yeast dough snack covered with powdered sugar that is a popular carnival food in Canada. It’s shaped like an elephant ear, hence the name.

Elephant Garlic

Elephant garlic is a delightful species of the allium family that can grow to weigh over a kilo. It can be found in the wild in regions of Western Europe, and the United Kingdom. It has a slight garlic flavor and is becoming increasingly popular.


An empanada is a pastry turnover with a filling that can be fried or baked. It’s a delicious pastry that originated in Spain or Latin America. They come with a sauce and are usually filled with beef, chicken, fruit, or veggies. Serve savory empanadas as a snack or lunch, and sweet ones as a dessert with a scoop of ice cream.

Pineapple Tarts

Vegan Jamaican Patties

Jamaican Lentil Patties


Enchiladas are a popular Mexican dish with a huge amount of flavor. They are traditionally made using corn tortillas that are filled with a wonderful filling (vegetables, chicken, pork, beef), folded up, then baked with a sauce and cheese on top.

Black Bean Enchiladas


This plant is leafy light green veggie, resembling a small head of lettuce. Raw endive has a slightly harsh taste. To help reduce some of the bitterness, place the endive in boiling water for a few minutes. Then it can be put to a salad once it has cooled. 

English Muffins  

English muffins are a breakfast staple, and without them, certain breakfasts just aren’t complete. Theyare commonly served with butter, honey, jam, or with eggs. For a quick breakfast throughout the week, toast an English muffin in the toaster. English muffin varies from American muffins in that they are made with yeast rather than baking soda to rise, and are usually not technically sweet or savory. They are also common in the United States.

English Peas

These are also known as shelling peas, garden peas, or sweet peas. Only the peas inside the pod are consumed. A cup of peas is made from a pound of pods. When purchasing English peas, aim for a firm, round pods that are three to four inches long, smooth green in color, and free of blemishes. Avoid pods that appear to be older because the peas will be less delicious.

English Trifle

An English trifle is a traditional serve on British tables for almost 400 years. It is typically pound cake, layered with fruit and whipped cream. It is so easy to throw together, and will please everyone at large holiday gatherings or summer get-togethers.

English Walnuts

The protein and good fat content of an English walnut are high. It is a delicacy that’s packed with minerals and vitamins. It has a sweet, earthy flavor that goes well with other nuts. English walnuts are used in a variety of dishes, both savory and sweet.


Epazote is a sort of herb which is used in both cooking and medicine. Its leaves and roots are widely used in stews, and it has a strong flavor character.


Escarole is a green leafy veggie that comes in a variety of colors. It is leafier than kale and comes in bunches, and it looks a lot like lettuce. The leaves are small and wavy in appearance. While escarole might be a little bitter, it is delicious in salads and provides a subtle aroma and taste to a simple salad.

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Use cold-processed, pure olives to make extra-virgin olive oil. To be classified as extra-virgin olive oil, it must be free of any flavor, color, nutritional, or vitamin changes. It’s made when fresh olives are mashed into a pulp by hand, without the use of heat or chemicals. The oils are then extracted from the squeezed olives. Cooking using extra-virgin olive oil includes frying or roasting meat or veggies, as well as making garnishes and marinades.


There are many more foods that start with the letter E, but the above foods are the most common ones. You’ve probably heard of most of them. All of these foods are delicious. If you know any other food that starts with the letter “E” let us know.

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Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.

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  1. Boniface
    December 21, 2021

    Some of these foods that start with letter E are New for me ,but after reading this article I know well some food thank you for this post